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Story ID:10605
Written by:Frederick William Wickert (bio, link, contact, other stories)
Story type:Musings, Essays and Such
Location:All Cities All States USA
Person:Liberal Left
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By Fred Wickert

For some years now all things Christian have been under attack all over the world, and especially here in the United States. Prayer cannot be allowed in schools and public places, they don’t want to pledge allegiance to the flag anymore because the allegiance has the words, “Under God” in it, our money is under attack because it says, “In God We Trust” on it, they don’t want to use the term Merry Christmas in stores at Christmas time because someone might be offended, so they insist on Happy Holidays instead.

Abortion on demand is the law of the land now and has been for a long time, some cry foul because the churches and institutions of the church don’t want to pay for contraceptives for everybody because it is against their religious beliefs. They now prohibit chaplains in the military from using the words God or Jesus Christ out loud. A general officer made a speech on TV in which he gave credit for some special achievements he had made and been decorated for, to God because he had no special skill or training for it. For that they want to Court Marshall him.

Now, the Supreme Court has illegally in my view, made same sex marriage the law of the land in the USA. We must be the laughing stock of the world for that, only some are not laughing. I’ll wager there is not a Muslim alive who is laughing about that. It will be just one more reason why they want to kill us.

In the wake of the Supreme Court decision, four justices, Chief Justice John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have issued a warning. “Prepare for a major governmental assault on religious liberty.” The warning was well founded because it has already begun.

Before the decision was even published, both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton made public speeches in which they said, “The Christians will have to rewrite the Bible on certain things.” Yes, they actually said that and they said it in public on TV. Both of them have dared to say that we Christians will have to make changes in our Bibles, to suit their agenda.

I head a discussion on the news in the last two days about a new proposed law that if a child thirteen or fourteen tells the school authorities they believe they were born in the body of a person of the opposite sex, that the school can take them to have sex change surgery without consulting and without the consent of the parent. You can’t give the child an Aspirin or Tylenol for a headache if they ask for it without
permission from the parents, but it is okay to have an abortion or a sex change operation without parental knowledge!

Since the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage, Senator Baldwin, D – Wisconsin, told MSNBC that she believes religious liberty is a much narrower concept than has been understood for centuries. She believes the first amendment guarantees that right to religious institutions but not to the individual. She believes the religious freedom guarantee does not extend beyond the institutions.

With Presidents, presidential candidates and United States Senators saying things like that, it is easy to see how serious the warning of the four Supreme Court Justices really is.

I for one believe we the people need to nip it in the bud. A study of history will show they have no idea how that first amendment came to be. We need to educate the entire country on that history. There was a big fight over it to insure it meant just the opposite of what Senator Baldwin said to MSNBC. We also need to fight it tooth and nail all the way, any attempt by the government to decrease our religious freedoms.

I strongly recommend for future reference that any effort to lesson our freedoms, especially on religion but others too, be fought vigorously. Make sure your elected officials know how you feel about it. Then resist any attempt by the government to take away those freedoms. Peacefully resist and do not comply with any law that diminishes your freedom. Refuse to pay any fine that may be levied. If enough defy them, there is nothing they can do to enforce it. They cannot jail the entire population. Our founding Fathers fought and won. It is our duty to fight and win too.

Is this what Obama meant when he said, “This is no longer a Christian nation?” He certainly has consistently criticized Christians while sticking up for Muslims. In the Middle East he has invited tens of thousands of Muslim refugees while they have a large number of Muslim nations in the region who could accept them, but ISIS and governments of the Middle East are eradicating Christians as fast as they can. Obama is offering no relief or help at all to those Christians. Iran is holding an American Christian pastor hostage, whose only offense is to be a Christian and possess a Bible. There has been no visible effort by the Obama administration to get him released. Obama is the Commander in Chief who has ordered no mention of God or Jesus Christ by military chaplains.

We are under attack! It is past time to wake up and fight! If we do not, this will no longer be the “Land of the Free.” Freedom will be gone and we will be asking ourselves, “What happened?” Wake up and fright and fight every day. Your life depends on it!

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